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Savy Yong Blonk too crisp in Livamol

A picture-perfect ride by Danielle Johnson ensured quality staying mare Savy Yong Blonk was given every opportunity to succeed at Hastings on Saturday and she duly delivered with an outstanding victory in the Group 1 Livamol Classic (2040m). The Jamie Richards-trained six-year-old was touted as one of the major prospects in an even field, starting[...]
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Brando ready for starring role

Talented galloper Brando could get to walk in the shoes of one of Matamata trainer Jamie Richards’ best horses with a bold run in Saturday’s Group 3 Red Badge Spring Sprint (1400m) at Hastings. A winner of four of his eight starts, Brando goes into the Hastings sprint feature as the TAB’s final field favourite[...]
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Home Ground Avantage

Connections of star mare Avantage have opted to keep the six-year-old on home soil as she works towards a start in the Group 2 Valachi Downs Foxbridge Plate (1200m) which will be run at Te Rapa on Saturday, pending an Alert Level downgrade on Friday. The Jamie Richards-trained mare was nominated for both the Group[...]
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Take Two for Prise De Fer

Te Akau Racing’s Prise De Fer may have missed last weekend’s Group 1 Captain Cook Stakes (1600m) but the five-year-old gelding will soon have the opportunity to make up for lost time. Trainer Jamie Richards took the cautious approach not to send the son of Savabeel to Wellington where the weather forecast looked questionable on[...]
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Melody Belle forward for Missile return

Matamata trainer Jamie Richards is comfortable with star mare Melody Belle carrying the favourite tag into Saturday’s Group 2 Missile Stakes (1200m) at Rosehill. Commands six-year-old Melody Belle has won three of her seven previous first-up starts though was fourth in last year’s Group 2 Foxbridge Plate (1200m) at Te Rapa and fourth in the[...]
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Te Akau Racing Planning Australian Raid

Leading New Zealand owner David Ellis is hopeful the borders between New Zealand and Australia can open again to allow for horse movement between the two countries. The coronavirus pandemic halted horse movement between the countries while the virus caused a shutdown to racing in New Zealand. While horse movement resumed on April, it was[...]
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Five in a row for Prise De Fer

Exciting up-and-comer Prise De Fer extended his winning sequence to five with another supreme performance in Saturday’s Group 3 Powerworx Taranaki Cup (1800m) at New Plymouth. Not far away in elite three-year-old company last season, the son of Savabeel has gone to a new level since turning four. He has been unbeaten since the beginning[...]
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